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Farmer and a fox (riddle)

A farmer has to transport a fox, a goose and a sack of grain across a river. The boat is so small that there is room only for him and one of the others at a time, but if he leaves the fox and goose together the fox will kill the goose, and if the goose and the sack of grain are left together the goose will eat the grain. How does he get them all over?


Asked by Anonymous at 3:08 PM on Nov. 19, 2009 in Just for Fun

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Answers (4)
  • He takes the goose over first, then goes back for the grain. He takes the grain over, then takes the goose back with him. He leaves the goose and takes the fox over. Then he goes back for the goose and takes it back again.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:16 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

  • My head hurts.....
    I got your other ones right.

    Answer by 3gigglemonsters at 3:21 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

  • He lets the fox eat the goose, and the goose eat the grain, then he takes the fox over???????????????

    Answer by MommaRox4683 at 3:40 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

  • Goose first.
    Grain next. He takes goose back.
    Takes fox over, then goes back for goose.

    Answer by beeky at 4:03 PM on Nov. 19, 2009